Michigan rival college coaches join Gov. Whitmer with common message: ‘Mask up’ “LANSING — Three of Michigan’s top college basketball coaches joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in Lansing Wednesday to urge Michiganders to wear face coverings as the state recorded nearly 900 new cases of coronavirus — the largest daily count since mid-May…. Michigan State men’s and women’s basketball coaches Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant, along with University of Michigan women’s basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico, joined Whitmer at a news conference where she unveiled a new state ‘mask up’ TV ad. The ad features the three coaches and other sports figures, including U-M football coach Jim Harbaugh and U-M men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard.” via The Detroit Free Press